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Senior Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller for Law Firm

Thompson Law LLP Dallas ,TX
  • Expired: 26 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

A leading high profile, large volume law firm in Dallas, TX is seeking an experienced, professional and proactive Senior Accounting Manager to Assistant Controller level candidate for immediate hire. This position provides a unique opportunity to influence how the accounting department is structured and provides for input as the firm continues to grow. The position reports to the firm’s Director of Finance and is responsible for managing an accounting staff of three.

Primary Job Functions

  • Perform all accounting functions related to the firm’s general ledger, cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable and fixed assets
  • Accurately prepare the firm’s monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements on a timely basis. This includes the preparation, review, and analysis of the firm’s balance sheet, statement of operations and statement of cash flows including the preparation of various supporting schedules
  • Assist in administering payroll / benefits and the related accounting
  • Maintain and create processes and internal controls to ensure proper checks and balances of the accounting department

Specific Job Duties

  • Direct and oversee the accounting support staff
  • Ensure accuracy of all transactions entered into the firm’s case management software and into the firm’s accounting system
  • Manage the firm’s banking activities including establishing relationships with its banking partners
  • Manage the firm’s credit card and payment processes
  • Oversee the firm’s media ad spend including maintenance of a media ledger
  • Maintain control for vendor operating additions in the firm’s financial system
  • Review & approval of overhead operational costs
  • Oversee accounting staff Outlook inboxes
  • Manage timing and review of staff production
  • Manage ongoing changes to processes including continual process improvement where necessary
  • Mentor the accounting staff
  • Act as an overflow on all task level assignments
  • Create ad hoc reporting when requested

Specific skills, knowledge & abilities required

  • Possess a strong knowledge of accounting principles and the ability to articulate them
  • Demonstrate technical skills including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Be well organized, meticulous and diligent
  • Work independently and learn new tasks quickly
  • Demonstrate problem solving and analytical skills
  • Maintain a strong work ethic and an ambition to grow within the firm as it grows
  • Possess a positive disposition and a sense of humor

Education & experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting (required)
  • CPA and/or MBA (preferred). Candidates will be considered
  • Experience within a law firm or professional services business is a plus
  • 7+ years of accounting experience
  • 3+ years of managerial experience, either as a Controller, Assistant Controller or Senior Accountant
  • Prior experience with QuickBooks and law firm case management software a plus

The firm provides excellent benefits including health, dental, life and 401k matching. Compensation including an annual bonus is commensurate based on education and experience.

Company Description
Since its founding, Thompson Law LLP has been dedicated to providing exceptional service for the injury victims we represent in Texas and across the United States. As part of the firm’s mission to serve and fight for the injured, our focus is simple – help our clients recover from their injuries and put all our resources towards achieving a great result for their case.

Thompson Law LLP

Why Work Here?

Casual atmosphere, great benefits, and focused on enjoying work while delivering excellent service.

Since its founding, Thompson Law LLP has been dedicated to providing exceptional service for the injury victims we represent in Texas and across the United States. As part of the firm’s mission to serve and fight for the injured, our focus is simple – help our clients recover from their injuries and put all our resources towards achieving a great result for their case.

Address

3300 Oak Lawn Avenue Dallas
Dallas, TX
USA